The Police in Lagos arrested a woman identified as Mrs. Florence Chukwuma for allegedly attempting to set her husband of 18 years ablaze.
The mother of five children who is currently at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, allegedly poured petrol on her estranged husband, Chinedu and was about to lit a matchstick before he fled.
The Nation gathered that the man who scaled a fence to safe himself sustained minor injuries
The duo were said to have fallen apart over a property located in Ejigbo, a situation which ended their union.
It was learnt that the man had filed for divorce before a Lagos High Court on grounds that he could no longer stand her alleged harassment and bullying.
The man, who reported attempted murder against his wife, claimed she has destroyed several properties worth millions of Naira.
He claimed the traditional ruler of Nnewi in Anambra State, Kenneth Orizu, had annulled their union but she refused to accept the decision.
Confirming the incident, the state command’s spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of Police (SP) said investigation was ongoing on the matter.